The Wild Swim

Amadiba Friends are raising funds for The Wild Swim

Amadiba friends includes people all over South Africa with a deep appreciation for the natural splendour of the Wild Coast and its people.

Championing the fundraising on this page are Sinegugu Zukulu, a programme manager at Conservation South Africa, Siyabonga Ndovela, the owner of a homestay near the Mtentu estuary, John Costello,  co-author of Mkambati and the Wild Coast, and Natalie Abbot of Clear Water Trails.

Donors to this page shall be entered into a raffle with the following prizes to be won

  • a signed copy of the book, Mkambati and the Wild Coast
  • a framed and mounted signed photograph of any one of John Costello’s photos that appear in the book.

overall progress

raised R50,00 goal R10 000,00



Name Message Donation
Ralph Makadi I am visiting from Argentina, Fred Kockott from Roving Reporters showed me John Costello's pics. Amazing. I would donate more, but am flat broke. This is such a deserving initiative, though, so I can go without a beer or tonight! R50

The Wild Swim takes place along a 22km stretch of the Wild Coast earmarked for heavy minerals mining. It aims to raise funds for eco-tourism in the area, marine conservation and associated environmental journalism training.

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